burning coal, having 10x too many kids and destroying forests, overfishing the ocean, etc. Nothing you can do about them, so why bother the US about it? the only real answer is to skip an entire generation. Sterilize all women of child bearing age, and keep doing so for 20 years. Then, by lottery, allow 10% of women to have ONE kid before they, too, are sterilized. In 60 years, we can reduce the human population by 90% and thus, have them have a CHANCE at living a decent life. 1/4 of the world is trying to live on 1k US per year. half tries to do so on 2k a year. 3/4 is trying on 4k a year. 90% of the world's population doesn't make 10k per year. The poorest bum on the streets in the US is doing better than 3/4 of the world. He can get AC in summer, heat in winter, just by walking into a library or wally's. He can get free wifi, free access to any book ever written, get around very cheaply by bus and bicycle, get free food and medical care, free, or nearly free housing.